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Soybean district meeting in Lamar, Missouri District soybean meetings have begun across the state. Outreach and education director Baylee Siegel says that this year’s in-person gatherings are a welcome change and a touchpoint between farmers and... (full story)


Could 2022 offer the same profitable opportunities as 2021? The outlook for corn and soybeans is optimistic thanks to strong demand and potential production shortfalls in South America. Yet headwinds are present. We asked eight analysts to provide... (full story)


AL_LS603 Las Cruces, NM Feeder Cattle January 21, 2022 Daily Import Total Sales January 20, 2022 Santa Teresa, NM. EST: 2400 Compared to Tuesday, steer calves and yearlings sold... (full story)


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Domestic wheat futures are 4 to 9 cents higher to begin Monday, with KC HRW the strongest. At the Friday close, SRW futures were 0.6% to 1.3% in the red and March was down by double digits. March SRW was still 5.2% higher from Friday to Friday. HRW futures closed... (full story)


Cotton futures are mostly 15 to 168 points higher this morning, with nearby March leading the bull charge. Cotton futures closed the last trading session of the week 143 to 212 points in the red. For the week, March cotton was 0.88% higher. New crop cotton futures were also 4... (full story)


Soybean prices are 4 to 7 cents lower to begin the new week. After rallying sharply on Wednesday and Thursday, soybeans eased back 10 3/4 to 11 1/2 cents on Friday. March still settled 3.25% higher for the week. Soymeal futures were $6.40 to $8.10 in the red on Friday,... (full story)


Hog futures ended the Friday session $0.60 to $1.27 higher with Feb up the most. From Friday to Friday Feb hog futures were 6.5% higher and trading at 3-month highs. The other front months set new contract highs during the week. USDA’s National Average Base hog price for Friday was... (full story)


Friday’s session ended the week with $0.40 to $1.07 losses in front month cattle futures. For the week, Feb fats were only a nickel weaker. USDA reported the bulk of cash sales were at $137 for the week. Feeder cattle futures ended the Friday session $0.87 to $1.65 weaker in... (full story)


Corn prices initially worked higher Sunday night but are 1 to 2 cents lower this morning. On Friday, corn closed 2 to 5 1/4 cents in the black. The March contract completed the week with a 3.35% gain. The weekly Export Sales data showed 1.091 MMT of corn was booked... (full story)


CORN Corn futures were mixed overnight with a weak tone as the dollar pushes higher and weighs on row crops. Nearby March corn traded a high of 6.19-1/2 and low of 6.13-1/2. This morning the contract is down 1-1/2 cents to 6.14-3/4. Dec is down 2-1/4 to 5.63. USDA Weekly... (full story)


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Markets are in risk-off mode with stocks coming sharply to the downside last week which has an impact on other sectors as well. We also see cryptos in sharp decline while crude oil and gold are moving into resistance. (full story)


Friday the markets dropped based on geopolitical news. Will the same hold true today? (full story)


The value of manure is being accentuated by high fertilizer prices. University of Minnesota Extension specialist Melissa Wilson reminds crop farmers manure contains all the major nutrients and could provide “the best bang for their buck.” ... (full story)


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It is shaping up as a big, big week in the markets with volatility going through the roof and an abundance of big name companies reporting earnings - Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Microsoft (MSFT), Tesla (TSLA), Apple (AAPL) and McDonalds (MCD). (full story)


Wheat (ZWH22) is gapping up to start the week, and is in the advanced stages of completing a consolidation just shy of the psychologically key 800 whole figure level.  Significantly, ZW appears to be gearing up to spring off descending wedge resistance (on the daily and weekly chart), and trying to extend the upchannel (on the weekly chart).  (full story)


After closing below the long term swing point of 43,700 on 1/6/22 it never got back above it. Being that the long term swing point is 38.2% of the ATH and the 2018 low, the target based on the ONE44 Fibonacci rules is to look for 61.8% of the same range and this is 28,000. (full story)


While the business is solid, the lack of forecasted growth coupled with high inflation expectations make the company a risky investment right now. (full story)


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